The Christmas season is perfect for home DIY. There are many homemade DIY ideas to decorate your home for Christmas. It’s the perfect holiday to decorate hallways, walls, doors, and more. For some people, shopping for home decorations is often the way to go.
But homemade DIY Christmas decorations are so special and charming that money simply can’t buy them. These homemade DIY ideas and projects are actually incredibly easy. Besides that, they also create hours of family fun.
Not to mention, they can also save you money, which you could use much better for gifts or presents for your loved ones. Home DIY can range from easy Christmas decorations to simple Christmas table decorations and even DIY Christmas garlands for your shelves.
There is definitely something for every personality and taste. Handmade sweater tights, candy cane crowns, and more. They are ideas really to inspire even people who prefer to buy everything manufactured. But of course, you can use all these ideas for both the interior and exterior of your home.
Do not be left alone with decorating your dining table or your fireplace. Think about the decorations on your walls and your doors. Don’t leave behind a beautiful wreath made with collected ornaments like snow-covered pinecones. To see the different ideas that we bring you and involve your family member in a fun day of DIY homemade for a Christmas decoration.
DIY homemade candy canes
With the candy canes, you can make a sweet and colorful crown. Arrange the candy canes in a circle with the hooks facing the same direction or if you prefer with the hooks forming hearts. With the help of hot glue join them. Now cover the center with round mint candies and secure them with glue.
Finally, what you have left is to pass a ribbon through the poles at the top to be able to hang your crown and that’s it. You can also make a crown by wrapping a foam mold with white tape. You then attach large and small candy canes and hot-glued peppermint balls to hide the ribbon.
Finally, place a ribbon around the top of the wreath to hang it and it will be ready to decorate your front door or any wall of your home. And taking advantage of the fact that we are with the decorations with candy canes to hang, in the same way, you could make a small bouquet with these. Place extra-large candy canes in combination with the regular-size ones at different heights. Then with hot glue stick them together and tie a bow around and insert green vegetation.
Citrus garland to decorate
without a doubt, homemade decorations are always more beautiful and clearly full of feelings. For a citrus garland, you will need navel oranges, parchment paper, two cookie sheets, natural twine, a skewer or nail, and decorative hooks.
Preheat the oven to 250 ° F or 120 ° C. Meanwhile cut the oranges crosswise into slices about half a centimeter thick. About four oranges make a garland of one meter and eighty centimeters more or less. Cover the cookie sheets with parchment paper. Pat the orange slices dry with paper towels and place them on the baking sheets in a single layer.
Bake for about three hours or until completely dry and remove from the oven. You can turn them over half the time if you want. Using a skewer or nail, poke two holes in the top of each orange slice. Now it only remains to pass the thread through each hole, evenly spacing the oranges on the garland. Tie each end with a bow and hang it from the hooks.
DIY candy cane garland and candles
This is a very simple, fun, and sweet homemade DIY with mint candy canes. To make this sweet garland, attach the candy canes, either heart-shaped or back-to-back, with hot glue. Tie a red string around the poles where they are glued and then pass the red string to hang them.
Alternatively, place candy canes around a glass pillar candle holder with hot glue. You can wrap a ribbon and add a mint or a little greenery if you like for an extra touch of decoration.
Dried Citrus Christmas Wreath
Thread dried citrus slices onto a nice checkered ribbon and place them on top of the greenery. This homemade DIY can be used to decorate your windows, stairs, on the mantelpiece, and more.
Christmas tree of dishes
Hang plates in the shape of a Christmas tree with the help of adhesive plate hooks. If you want, you can also add saucers to add dimension to your DIY tree. In the image we show you, the star is made with old silver spoons with wire and small nails.
DIY tobacco basket wreath
A rustic tobacco basket, fresh greenery, and sparkling berries speak of tradition, while a beautiful oversized checkered bow adds a touch of playfulness. You can use floral wire to hold greenery in a neat bundle and place small pine cones. Original homemade DIY project to decorate your door at Christmas.
Centerpiece with wooden box
Take a wooden toolbox or vintage soda box and fill it with tree and berry clippings. Also, embellish and tie a bow or two for an easy centerpiece that takes just a few minutes to complete. Also if you wish you can accompany your centerpiece with candles for a festive and illuminated decoration.
Beautiful DIY ties to decorate stairs
Quickly make a simple but very festive update with bows made from wire ribbon and secure a group of bright red decorations in the center. Attach these beautiful bows to a garland along the stair railings.
Christmas table runner
This table runner is extremely simple and very festive for the Christmas season. For this project, all you need to do is cut holly leaves from dark green and light green card stock. Use a wooden skewer to mark the veins on the leaves, and then trace the marks with a green crayon. For the berries, put red bells all over the place and you’re done.
DIY leafy garland for your Christmas door
This layered garland made with fresh cedar and vine sprigs will give off a delicious scent. Create a 12-inch long bundle of fresh cedar and vine sprigs, using green metal wire to hold them together.
Repeat until you have enough to go around your door frame. Then glue the bundles together in an overlapping pattern with green wire. Hang it over the front door with nails or hooks and you can also add berries and tree cones.
Wreath of spools of thread for Christmas
The eye-catching wooden spools of thread, baker’s twine, and vintage-style ribbon unquestionably add pops of color. This project is a very cheerful and original craft for the Christmas decoration on your door.
DIY Christmas card tree
This homemade DIY project couldn’t be simpler and easier to do. If you have a galvanized bucket, place it under your card tree to hold the gifts. Use all the cards that have been given to you and thus take advantage of them and display them.
DIY Candy Cane Vase and Trees
You can take a glass vase and hot glue candy canes on it. Then tie a ribbon around the center and fill it with flowers. To make candy trees, just bake three candy canes on a parchment-lined baking sheet at 225 ° F or 110 ° C until flexible, three to six minutes. Once done then start from the bottom, quickly wrap the treats around a styrofoam cone shape.
Hot red glue the mints to the trees. To make the star, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Grease the parchment and the inside of the cookie cutters. Place the cutters on a baking sheet and fill them with a single layer of mints. Bake until melted. Let stand, remove the cutters. Then hot glue the star to the top of the tree and you’re done.
Salt dough decorations for Christmas
These handmade ornaments are sure to take you back to your childhood. Combine four cups of all-purpose flour, one cup of salt, and one and a half cups of warm water in a mixing bowl. Knead until the dough is firm and smooth. Roll out the dough and cut the desired shapes and make the hole for hanging. Bake at 300 ° F or 150 ° C until dry. This will take about an hour. Let them cool completely and decorate them however you like.
Tomato Cage Christmas Tree
For this project, you will need to go to a local garden store to purchase a tomato cage. Tuck the top of the cage into a bucket or other container and secure the bottom with floral wire or a strong bow. Now dress it up in sparkly trim and add greenery for a lush base.
DIY wreath with sparkly ornaments
Use as many Christmas balls as you can, both new and old, to bring this beautiful sparkling wreath to life. Transform a basic Styrofoam wreath into a beautiful Christmas ornament for your front door or living room wall. Wrap a ribbon around the foam base and use green pins to attach embellishments all over the place until your wreath is completely filled.
Mason jars as mini Christmas tree
This homemade DIY is perfect for decorating a mantel or entry table. You only need to fill six canning jars with decorations, tinsel, greenery, and whatever you want. Assemble the jars in a pyramid and if you wish, wrap them with a sparkling garland and a cute star.
Coffee filter wreath
The first thing you will do is stack 12 ruffled coffee filters, randomly mixing the white and natural ones and then stapling the center. Repeat the process as necessary so that your garland occupies the desired area. Poke a hole near the center of each pile with a small nail.
Next, cut a piece of string to the desired length and tie one end. Now thread a pile and secure it firmly by knotting the string. Repeat the process with the other piles and finish with a knot. Finally, squeeze the filters with your fingers to transform each pile into a very original pompom.
Christmas decorations with creative designs
Fill some decorations with small wood chips, others with a small Christmas scene by dropping a fir tree model dusted with artificial snow. For this, you can use tweezers to place branches or the elements you want inside.
Tree pineapple ornaments
With tree cones, you can really do tons of DIY projects to decorate. You can spray paint them white or silver, and they’ll pop anywhere. You can hang them on your Christmas tree or simply place them as a centerpiece. You can also use them to decorate your door with a little greenery.
Shadowbox with Christmas ornament
You have many ways to create a cute hat box ornament. You can hang some ornaments. You can also line the back of the frame with wrapping paper or some nice fabric that you like and stick the ornaments as you like. You can even create a Christmas scene to decorate the small space you want.